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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18724
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:02-NOV-1936
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Northern & Scottish Airways Ltd
Registration: G-ADBU
C/n / msn: 6280
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Renfrew Airport, Glasgow, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Renfrew Airport, Glasgow
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no.6280: Registered G-ADBU [C of R 5570] 27.4.35 to United Airways Ltd, Heston/Stanley Park. C of A 4794 issued 29.4.35; delivered same day. Merged into British Airways Ltd 1.10.35; registered to them [C of R 6697] 31.1.36, based Stanley Park, Blackpool. Transferred 11.6.36 to Northern & Scottish Airways Ltd, Renfrew; re-registered to them [C of R 7276] 19.8.36.

Believed crashed on take off from Renfrew 2.11.36 since registration cancelled 8.11.36 as pwfu ("permanently withdrawn from use") with a still-current C of A. No reported injuries to the eight persons on board (piot & seven passengers).

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ADBU.pdf
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh89a-dragon-rapide-glasgow-1
4. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/78-register-gb-g-ad
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A6.html
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p062.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
11-Dec-2011 21:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Oct-2017 00:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2019 17:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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